REMINDER: openSUSE Asia Summit Logo Contest Continues!

8. Aug 2014 | Nenad Latinović | No License

Heya there geekos! As we have already reported, there’s an ongoing contest for the official logo for the openSUSE Asia Summit. You can read the announcement here. There have been proposals coming our way, but…

Terry Crews Yelling

For that reason, we’re issuing a reminder for all geekos with a sense of design to help us make this summit successful as it can and should be. You won’t be doing it for the sheer thrill of it, though. You can do it for the geeko pride of having your logo printed all over the place an all of promotional material, and, to top it off, there’s a super secret Geeko prize!

We kindly invite you to join our effort, and hope to have our mailbox crammed with suggestions come deadline, August 18th. And here are the super simple rules for all the potential contestants:

  1. We will accept only SVG format for original design. Both color and monochrome(black and white) version are required.

  2. The elements of your design should reflect the openSUSE community in Asia.

  3. Please note that there are some things should not be used in your design:elements of your design should reflect the openSUSE community in Asia.

* No brand names or trademarks of any kind.

* No illustrations some may consider inappropriate, offensive, hateful, tortuous, defamatory, slanderous or libelous.

* No sexually explicit or provocative images.

* No images of weapons or violence.

* No alcohol, tobacco, or drug use imagery.

* No designs which promotes bigotry, racism, hatred or harm against groups or individuals; or promotes discrimination based on race, gender, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.

* No religious, political, or nationalist imagery.
  1. Your artwork should comply with “openSUSE Project Trademark Guidelines” published at:

  2. You should also agree that the openSUSE community have right to interpret the usage of the artwork.

  3. All your artwork will be licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.

A few simple guidelines can be found at:

Please send your design to directly. It should contain the following:

  1. Vector file of the design in attachement, with svg format ONLY.

  2. Bitmap of design in attachment – image size: 256*256px at least. Format: png or jpg. Less than 512KB.

  3. Your name.

  4. Where are you working/studying now. (optional)

  5. Your phone number. (optional)

The contest is open from now until Aug 18, 2014. After that, the openSUSE.Asia team will filter all submitted designs and put the ones which meet the requirements to the website for voting.


  1. The final decision will be made by openSUSE.Asia Summit Committee. Please understand that the highest vote score of the design may not be designated as the final winner.

  2. To create your artwork, we recommend to use Inkscape, which is a powerful vector graphics tool for all kinds of design. It’s free and open sourced.

  3. The article has been updated after discussion with openSUSE Asia team regarding entry rules.

That’s about it. And remember…

Uncle Sam

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